Lonely Planet releases its picks for the top destinations in 2015

Lonely Planet releases its picks for the top destinations in 2015

(Relaxnews) – Travel experts at Lonely Planet have gazed into their crystal balls and come up with lists of the top 10 cities, regions and countries to visit in 2015, giving top nods to Singapore, Washington DC, and the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. Destinations that made the cut for Lonely Planet’s latest, “Best in Travel […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Disney reveals first concept art from ‘Moana’

Disney reveals first concept art from ‘Moana’

(Relaxnews) – The studio has shared a first look at its next animated feature, which is due to hit theaters in late 2016. “Moana” is to be directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, the duo behind “The Great Mouse Detective,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin” and “The Princess and the Frog.” Set 2,000 years ago […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Senate wants to know PHL’s preparedness for Ebola

Senate wants to know PHL’s preparedness for Ebola

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Is the Philippines ready for Ebola? This is the question the Senate committee on health will seek to answer in a hearing to be conducted Wednesday, October 22. Senator Teofisto Guingona III, chair of the Senate committee, said the hearing will focus on the preparedness of the country’s frontline agencies in dealing […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Unbeaten Walters KOs Donaire for title

Unbeaten Walters KOs Donaire for title

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Undefeated Jamaican Nicholas Walters knocked out Filipino star Nonito Donaire with one second remaining in the sixth round Saturday to win the World Boxing Association featherweight title. Walters landed a powerful overhand right to the left temple that sent the champion crumpling to the canvas and referee Raul Caiz counted out […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation, World News ·
Maxene Magalona wants to move to ABS-CBN

Maxene Magalona wants to move to ABS-CBN

“I’m so grateful to them, but now it’s time for me to move on.” This was Maxene Magalona’s declaration when asked about her ties with GMA-7, her home station of over a decade, following her string of guest appearances on rival network ABS-CBN in recent weeks. Referring to her guestings in various Kapamilya shows, Magalona […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Kerry in SE Asia seeking support against IS

Kerry in SE Asia seeking support against IS

JAKARTA  (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday visited Indonesia, home to the world’s biggest Muslim population, to press Southeast Asian nations to step up efforts in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group. Kerry was among foreign dignitaries in Jakarta for the inauguration of President Joko Widodo, a former furniture […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Signage for largest Fil-Am mural in US unveiled

Signage for largest Fil-Am mural in US unveiled

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City officials and Filipino-American community leaders unveiled the signage for the largest Fil-Am mural in the United States on Saturday. “I see this new sign as a bridge, in the same way that the mural has become a bridge to other cultures,” said Eliseo Art Silva, the […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Hostages arrive at German embassy after ordeal

Hostages arrive at German embassy after ordeal

By Joel GUINTO MANILA  (AFP) – A German couple kidnapped by Islamic militants were handed over to their embassy Saturday after a six-month ordeal marked by constant threats of beheading, as the Philippines confronted a security threat it thought it had overcome. Officials said a private plane flew Stefan Okonek, in his 70s, and his […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Fil-Am one of two CA realtors honored for ‘changing clients’ lives for better’

Fil-Am one of two CA realtors honored for ‘changing clients’ lives for better’

LOS ANGELES  – A multi-awarded Filipino-American realtor added another feather on her cap when she was chosen by the California Association of Realtors (CAR) as one of only two realtors for the “Champions of Home” Award for “changing their clients’ lives for the better, raising the standards for others, and led by example.” The award was presented […]

21.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Schwarzenegger goes from Terminator to climate ‘Innovator’ Schwarzenegger goes from Terminator to climate ‘Innovator’

Schwarzenegger goes from Terminator to climate ‘Innovator’ Schwarzenegger goes from Terminator to climate ‘Innovator’

PARIS  (AFP) – Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger has gone from being the “Terminator” to the “Innovator”, France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday, praising him for his work to prevent climate change. The actor turned politician was presiding over a climate change conference of the world’s regions in Paris on Friday and Saturday in the […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Hollywood Stars, World News ·
Solidified vinegar and at-home beer brewing kits win innovation awards

Solidified vinegar and at-home beer brewing kits win innovation awards

(Relaxnews) – An at-home beer brewing kit, seaweed spaghetti and solid vinegar flakes could be coming to a grocery store near you, after winning awards at a major food innovation competition in Paris, an international event billed as a launching pad for many of the popular food trends that end up on consumer plates around […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz pose under ‘Big Eyes’ in new poster

Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz pose under ‘Big Eyes’ in new poster

(Relaxnews) – The first poster for Tim Burton’s new feature was unveiled this weekend, showing the two stars in front of a painting by Margaret Keane. In “Big Eyes” — which seems to be closer in tone to “Ed Wood” and “Edward Scissorhands” than to “Dark Shadows” or “Alice in Wonderland” — the filmmaker tells […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
City of Carson to host women’s symposium October 25

City of Carson to host women’s symposium October 25

The City of Carson Women’s Issues Commission will be hosting an educational program to promote the understanding and awareness of women’s issues and social services for women and their families on October 25. The symposium, “Women in the 21st Century”, will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Beauty tutorials: 60s-inspired looks from the Japanese runway

Beauty tutorials: 60s-inspired looks from the Japanese runway

(Relaxnews) – We’ve noticed a number of retro looks on the runway at Tokyo Fashion Week, so we thought we’d take a look at how to get the effect at home. Mastering winged liner - http://youtu.be/TqR01QFlLEc Makeup expert Lisa Eldridge created this bold winged eyeliner look, which is perfect for hooded eyes. She pairs the dark […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Online, Videos ·
Art agenda: FIAC, El Greco in New York

Art agenda: FIAC, El Greco in New York

(Relaxnews) – France welcomes another edition of its annual international contemporary art fair, FIAC, that extends along the banks of its river Seine, while the New York Met prepares a nine-painting retrospective on Spanish Renaissance artist El Greco. Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain October 23-26 Grand Palais, Paris, France The capital’s annual art festival, with exhibitors […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley poses in green for Coca-Cola Life

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley poses in green for Coca-Cola Life

(Relaxnews) – Launched in the US last month, the latest member of the Coca-Cola family is due to arrive in additional markets over the coming months. To make the campaign for its new stevia-sweetened soft drink as alluring as possible, the brand enlisted the help of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Eager to get the word out about […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

Colin Farrell for Dolce & Gabbana

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury label has nabbed the Irish star as the face of its new men’s scent, Intenso. Thirty-eight-year-old Irish actor Colin Farrell has been selected by fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana to star in a new campaign for an upcoming men’s fragrance set for release “in the coming months,” according to the brand. “We […]

20.10.2014 · Filled under: News ·
Scarlett Johansson courted for ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Scarlett Johansson courted for ‘Ghost in the Shell’

(Relaxnews) – DreamWorks has reached out to the star about a role in its adaptation of the famous Japanese manga, Deadline reports. The American actress is said to have inherited the role from Margot Robbie, who had been attached since September. After “Lucy,” Scarlett Johansson could be headed for another sci-fi blockbuster. The actress, who […]

19.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fatty foods could harm men more than women: study

Fatty foods could harm men more than women: study

(Relaxnews) – Anyone who’s ever watched a young male athlete chow down fast food might be surprised by the findings of a new study conducted on mice fed a high-fat diet, in which the males were more likely to develop brain inflammation and heart disease than the females. “For the first time, we have identified […]

19.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Billionaire donates cubism collection to NY museum

Billionaire donates cubism collection to NY museum

(NEW YORK-AFP) – One of the finest cubist collections in the world, painstakingly pieced together by a US billionaire and pledged to the Metropolitan Museum in New York opens to the public on October 20. Featuring 81 works of art by four artists, the museum says it will be the most important exhibition dedicated to […]

19.10.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment ·